Recent Discussions

CFP: Cities, Space and the Sacred: Exploring Urban (Religious) Landscapes in the Modern Era (c.1800-present)

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite proposals (abstracts) for the following main session at the 14th International Conference on Urban History, which will take place in Rome from 29 August to 1 September 2018. Abstracts (max 450 words) should be submitted through the conference website - https://eauh2018.ccmgs.it/call-for-papers/ - by 5 October 2017.

ANN: H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 19 June - 26 June 2017

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 19 June 2017 to 26 June 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


GERMAN HISTORY / STUDIES

CFA: Interactive EHRI Online Course in Holocaust Studies

The EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) Project offers places in an interactive Online Course on “The Holocaust through the Perspective of Primary Sources” designed by EHRI-Partner Yad Vashem. The next course will begin on September 2017. With original documents and interviews with leading historians, it offers a comprehensive insight into various primary sources essential for Holocaust research. Discussions among the participants will be supervised and supported, with written assignments guaranteeing a high scientific standard.

ANN: New Directions for Libraries, Scholars, and Partnerships: An International Symposium on Oct. 13 2017 in Frankfurt--REGISTRATION OPEN

Registration is open, and travel stipends are available for New Directions for Libraries, Scholars, and Partnerships: An International Symposium held on October 13, 2017 at the German National Library, Frankfurt, Germany.

Connect with international colleagues for a day of presentations, posters and conversations. Planned by North American academic librarians with French and German partners; registration is open to all. All sessions will be in English.

ANN: H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 12 June - 19 June 2017

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 12 June 2017 to 19 June 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Patrick J. Houlihan
Reviewer: 
Markus Raasch

Raasch on Houlihan, 'Catholicism and the Great War: Religion and Everyday Life in Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914–1922'


Patrick J. Houlihan. Catholicism and the Great War: Religion and Everyday Life in Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914–1922. Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 287 pp. $102.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03514-0.

Reviewed by Markus Raasch (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz)
Published on H-German (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Peter Marshall, ed.
Reviewer: 
Richard Rawls

Rawls on Marshall, 'The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation'


Peter Marshall, ed. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 320 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-959548-8.

Reviewed by Richard Rawls (Georgia Gwinnett College)
Published on H-German (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Capturing the Complexities of the Reformations

Author: 
Sagi Schaefer
Reviewer: 
Jason Johnson

Johnson on Schaefer, 'States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany'


Sagi Schaefer. States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-967238-7.

Reviewed by Jason Johnson (Trinity University)
Published on H-German (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Stephen Brockmann
Reviewer: 
Hunter Bivens

Bivens on Brockmann, 'The Writers' State: Constructing East German Literature, 1945-1959'


Stephen Brockmann. The Writers' State: Constructing East German Literature, 1945-1959. Suffolk: Camden House, 2015. 380 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-953-5.

Reviewed by Hunter Bivens (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Published on H-German (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Of Broken Spines and Difficult Beginnings

Author: 
Joy Haslam Calico
Reviewer: 
Mark Berry

Berry on Calico, 'Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw" in Postwar Europe'


Joy Haslam Calico. Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw" in Postwar Europe. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014. 272 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28186-8.

Reviewed by Mark Berry (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Published on H-German (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Malte Zierenberg
Reviewer: 
Matthew Berg

Berg on Zierenberg, 'Berlin's Black Market: 1939-1950'


Malte Zierenberg. Berlin's Black Market: 1939-1950. Worlds of Consumption Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Illustrations. 292 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-01774-1.

Reviewed by Matthew Berg (John Carroll University)
Published on H-German (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Andrew Wackerfuss
Reviewer: 
Alex Burkhardt

Burkhardt on Wackerfuss, 'Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement'


Andrew Wackerfuss. Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement. New York: Harrington Park Press, 2015. 352 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-939594-05-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-939594-04-4.

Reviewed by Alex Burkhardt (University of St Andrews)
Published on H-German (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Author: 
Bronson Long
Reviewer: 
Julia Wambach

Wambach on Long, 'No Easy Occupation: French Control of the German Saar, 1944-1957'


Bronson Long. No Easy Occupation: French Control of the German Saar, 1944-1957. Rochester: Camden House, 2015. 268 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-915-3.

Reviewed by Julia Wambach (University of California, Berkeley)
Published on H-German (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

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